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Vase: C.23-2006

Object information


Scheid, Karl (Potter)


Porcelain with vertical flutes on the rounded upper part, and brown glaze


History note: Henry Rothschild, by whom lent to the Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4JB

Legal notes

Given by Henry Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Büdingen-Düdelsheim ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-07-17) by Rothschild, Henry


Late 20th Century
Circa 1980 CE - 1990 1990 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Base: Width 3.5 cm

Materials used in production

brown Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Porcelain, moulded in two joined halves, and glazed brown

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SCHEID in circular seal
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

Inscription present: rectangular paper label

  • Text: 291
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in white in reserved in a black ground
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-2006
Primary reference Number: 131304
Old object number: 1995.145
Entry form number: 819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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